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The Climate Change Debate: An Epistemic and Ethical Enquiry

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Coady, D and Corry, R, The Climate Change Debate: An Epistemic and Ethical Enquiry, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, pp. 130. ISBN 9781137326270 (2013) [Authored Research Book]

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DOI: doi:10.1057/9781137326287

Abstract

Two kinds of philosophical questions are raised by the current public debate about climate change; epistemic questions (Whom should I believe? Is climate science a genuine science?), and ethical questions (Who should bear the burden? Must I sacrifice if others do not?). Although the former have been central to this debate, professional philosophers have dealt almost exclusively with the latter. This book is the first to address both the epistemic and ethical questions raised by the climate change debate and examine the relationship between them.

Item Details

Item Type:Authored Research Book
Research Division:Philosophy and Religious Studies
Research Group:Philosophy
Research Field:Epistemology
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Author:Coady, D (Dr David Coady)
Author:Corry, R (Dr Richard Corry)
ID Code:87256
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Humanities
Deposited On:2013-11-12
Last Modified:2015-01-12
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